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  • Steve Ballmer can't wait to get started with Clippers

    Steve Ballmer can't wait to get started with Clippers
    It was only fitting that Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Clippers on Tuesday morning while in Montana preparing to go whitewater rafting. He's going from one screaming, bouncing thrill ride to another. "I'm pretty damn excited,"...
  • Brandon Oroxon's element of surprise on the field: His compact size

     Brandon Oroxon's element of surprise on the field: His compact size
    When you first get a glimpse of 5-foot-3, 130-pound Brandon Oroxon, you'd never guess he plays football. Then you'd never believe he was the Northern League offensive player of the year last season as a junior wide receiver at Los Angeles Lincoln High....
  • Standing in the shadows of Staples Center

    Standing in the shadows of Staples Center
    The steps that lead to the soul of Los Angeles' glittering sports palace were first taken in bowling shoes. Long before Lee Zeidman ran Staples Center, he worked at Simi Bowl, where he learned happiness didn't involve colorful balls or clattering pins,...
  • College football enters a new playoff world

    It took a hundred years, but college football finally caved to the faucet drip of public persistence by agreeing to stage a four-team playoff starting this season. Fare thee well to mythical champions crowned by wire services, matrices and wing nuts....
  • NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy

    NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy
    The NCAA board of directors voted Thursday to grant the five wealthiest college football conferences more freedom to pass legislation without approval of the full NCAA membership. Although the outcome was widely anticipated, the 16-2 decision...
  • Dodgers-Angels series is so good, it deserves a repeat for the World

    Dodgers-Angels series is so good, it deserves a repeat for the World
    The folks who occupy the dugouts were too busy staring at each other to admit it, their fans were too busy screaming at each other to acknowledge it, but by the time the four-game wrestling match between the Dodgers and Angels ended Thursday, everyone was...
  • In Angels-Dodgers series, Fox trots away with TV viewing prize

    In Angels-Dodgers series, Fox trots away with TV viewing prize
    There is still a game to play in this high-profile, four-game Dodgers-Angels Freeway Series. But we already have a big winner. Fox Sports West. It's more than a sweep. It's a rout. It's Mike Tyson boxing a jockey, Secretariat racing a Clydesdale....
  • Dallas Cowboys are looking to put a stop to woes on defense

    Dallas Cowboys are looking to put a stop to woes on defense
    The question would be unthinkable in years past, particularly in light of the rich history of this NFL team. Still, it's appropriate now: Is there a D in Dallas? There certainly wasn't last season, when the Cowboys surrendered a franchise-high 6,645...
  • 5 players to watch in the Bears' preseason finale

    5 players to watch in the Bears' preseason finale
  • Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene

    Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene
    The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts. While caught in the crossfire between Mis-DirecTV and Sports-Nyet LA, is there anything they haven't missed? Josh Beckett became...
  • Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable

    Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable
    Tiger Woods was introspective. He was friendly. He was defiant. But was he ready? It was Tuesday before a major, this week's British Open at Royal Liverpool. It was Tiger Talks Day. He meets the media and gives an update on perhaps the current...